Archive - August, 2011
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Gracie’s first flight

Gracie started walking forty-two days ago and has wanted to be on the ground and on-the-go ever since. Gracie started shrieking for fun five days ago and I’ve not yet found an effective way to curb this behavior. Gracie will go on her first flight in exactly one day and I am terrified.  This is [...]

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The Girls Are Back…

Summer in Atlanta is over for the girls, at least for the most part.  They arrived delayed 2 Saturdays ago before school started Monday the 8th,  happy and excited to see me and vice versa. All I could think about was that I had a day and a half to get them home and ready [...]

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[Guest Post] Becoming a new parent: The ultimate journey

Thanks to our friend, Charma, for this lovely post on becoming a parent! Keep up with more of Charma & “Mr. A’s” stories at surprisedmama.com. Recently, we got a chance to visit some friends of ours and see their beautiful newborn baby girl. She was wrapped up nice and cozy with her parents watching her [...]

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Graco Pack ‘n Play® Playards Grow With Baby (for real!)

Each Pack ‘n Play® playard has been intelligently designed to grow with your family, giving you baby gear that adapts as your child grows so you can use it longer. From newborn, to infant, to toddler, Graco has just the place for your developing child. For your newborn Observing a mother’s instinct to cuddle and protect her [...]

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What is Right, Isn’t Always Easy

It’s back to school time here in the south. While all you Yankees are still basking by the pool and trying to keep your kids from driving you crazy busy with some fun home crafts, we are all buying backpacks and enjoying the smell of freshly sharpened pencils. Baby is heading to a new school [...]

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Introducing Argos 70, our New 3-in-1 Harnessed Booster Seat!

We have been moving and shaking here at Graco with lots of new products. I am happy to announce our newest car seat innovation, the Argos 70, 3-in-1 harnessed booster seat. The Graco Argos 70 is a forward-facing only, harnessed booster seat that converts from a harnessed car seat (20-70 lbs) to a high back [...]

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Becoming a new dad

It’s time to reveal the cliffhanger, for those of you still paying attention. I know it’s been a few weeks since my last post, but I know all you parents and parents-to-be will understand when I say baby comes first. That’s right, our little boy has arrived. It’s been 39 days since his arrival and [...]

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The Swing By Me is the swing for me (us)!

After a brief hiatus from blogging while on maternity leave, I am back to share some of our experiences with the products we used with X-man. (I had the best intentions of blogging my way through my time at home, but I guess that wasn’t realistic as any of you experienced moms probably could have [...]

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Books for Back-to-School

Here in Georgia, many kiddos have already headed back to the classroom so I’ve got a wonderful book to share with you that I think would make a perfect “back to school” gift for your favorite little one. Gracie’s Nannie, a former preschool teacher, and I, her very clumsy Mama, came across this book and [...]

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Introducing the NEW Trekko Activity Stroller!

For ACTIVE parents everywhere… Graco is so excited to announce the launch of our NEW Trekko stroller. The all-terrain Trekko stroller is definitely a top pick for both its stylish modern look and convenient features! The three wheel design makes for impressive maneuverability over any terrain. Take it to the park, on a trail, or [...]

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